In honor of National Literacy Month and students heading back to school, Reading IsFundamental (RIF) and Macy’s are offering new, free resources and digital tools to support the fight against the national literacy crisis. The newly created “Be Your Best You” social–emotional learning (SEL) collection focuses on the themes of confidence and empowerment.
Guided reading experts Jan Richardson and Michèle Dufrense provide teachers with clear, concise, and practical instructions and resources for planning and teaching developmentally appropriate phonics and word study lessons. Learn how students solve words, how to assess what students know and need to learn next, and what sequence, materials, and activities to use to help students excel. The Next Step Forward in Word Study and Phonicsworks with the familiar Next Step Forward lesson plan framework from Richardson’s bestselling Next Step Forward in Guided Reading. It uses a gradual release of responsibility approach that guides students to independent word-solving; introduces readers to six approaches to phonics and word study; and includes more than 250 ready-to-use word study lessons, leveled from preA–Z.
The Coaching Partnership provides educators with a unique perspective and approach to instructional coaching centered on mutual and reciprocal accountability for continuous improvement. Educators will learn to implement a collaborative coaching partnership system—one that will improve instruction and maximize student learning in their schools. The authors examine coaching best practices through research-based strategies, real-life vignettes, coaching-in-action videos, reflective practice questions, a helpful planning tool, and more.
Thoughtexchange’s community intelligence software empowers education leaders to ask open-ended questions and get answers in real time. Artificial intelligence and machine learning ensure everyone’s response gets considered by others. Powerful analysis tools instantly surface valuable insights into key areas of agreement and disagreement. Leaders can find common ground, inspire trust, and use data to make decisions that get immediate support. Everyone contributes and everyone learns, without bias. Millions of people around the world use Thoughtexchange to lead change, optimize learning, define products, and drive innovation. Discover how Thoughtexchange is rethinking the way people come together to share ideas and create ownership for important decisions.
WeRNative is a comprehensive web resource for Native youth, by Native youth, providing content and stories about the topics that matter most to them. WeRNative promotes holistic health and positive growth in local Native communities and the nation at large.